Electronic boards are devices that are used to display images from a computer. The images are thrown to the electronic whiteboard by projectors. The electronic whiteboards can be connected to the computers by USB ports, Wi-Fi, serial port cables, or Bluetooth. These devices can be used schools, TV studios, offices sports training rooms and workshops.
There are several brands of electronic whiteboards available with varying design features and cost. For optimal use of any brand of electronic whiteboard, one should consider:
1.Practical and eye-catching tools
Attention is required from the audience for the information to be relayed properly. Electronic whiteboards have several attention grabbing tools like screen shades, highlighter and spotlight that can be used to win the attention of the audience. Spotlight can be used to gray out particular idea from website content. The audience to write or comment on the material using different colors can use highlighter. All the materials can be converted to PDF files then uploaded on the website blog for future references.
2.Appropriate and come up with new lessons that can be shared
There are a lot of online communities that can be used for borrowing and sharing ideas online. Each brand of electronic whiteboards has specific websites that one can upload and share old lessons online. From sharing and borrowing ideas online, one can access useful new ideas from other online users.
3.Use recording tools to keep track of reviews, notes and videos to post online
Recorded notes, videos, reviews can be used for future references in case one did not appear for lessons. By using these recording features, all the activities can be captured and then uploaded on the website. The students can use these materials like notes, videos, and reviews anytime one wants to use them. Students who did not make it to the lesson can also use them.
4.Coordinate and integrate peripherals into the lessons
Electronic whiteboards have features like wireless pads and tethered pens, student responders, document cameras and stylus that can be used to gauge the understanding and engage the whole audience for optimum results. Document cameras can be useful in capturing everything that is going on during the lesson. This helps to determine the attention from audience or students. Stylus and digital ink can be used by students to write comments or notes from any part of the classroom. Electronic whiteboards have become a major part in the teaching of students today. They play a crucial role in information delivery.